Saturday, May 28, 2016

Monday, May 28th, 1866

To day I worked at the warehouse. The steamer Royal Arch arrived from Galveston and by her I got my buggy cushions and 5 Gals. Kerosene oil. Capt. John Redmond is still with me. Jimmy [James Wrigley Hall] & I are still afflicted with itch. Weather variable and warm. a norther came out at night rendering it quite cold.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Sunday, May 27th, 1866

To day I remained home writing up this journal. Col. Wrigley came over and spent the afternoon. Capt. John W. Redmond is still here. Jimmy [James Wrigley Hall] & I are still suffering with the itch. Weather clear and pleasant.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Saturday, May 26th, 1866

To day I worked at the warehouse. Hicks & Steve are at work hauling Cotton from the [rail]cars. The steamer Ruthven came down the river with all the crew of the steamer Col. Stell on board, the latter named boat having been seized by the government while up the river. My old friend John B. Zimmerman came down on the Ruthven and I loaned him 25$ gold which he promised to return as he goes back home, or to deposit the same at Galveston to my credit with Messrs. Bolling, Spooner, & Co. The Ruthven left for Galveston loaded with cotton. Capt. Redmond is still here. Weather variable and warm with light showers of rain.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Friday, May 25th, 1866

To day I worked at the warehouse during the forenoon. In the evening I remained at home and painted another shutter to the little room. Mrs. Buckley and Johnny Wrigley arrived on the cars from Houston. Capt. John W. Redmond still here. At night I attended a party given at the Court house and remained there until late at night or rather early in the morning. Weather variable and warm with occasional showers of rain.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Thursday, May 24th, 1866

To day I worked at the warehouse during the forenoon. In the evening I remained at home and painted one shutter to the little room. I am still suffering with the itch. Capt. John W. Redmond is still here. Weather variable & warm with a tremendous rain which lasted for several hours.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Wednesday, May 23rd, 1866

To day the steamer Royal Arch left for Galveston. I worked at the warehouse all the forenoon and drove up town in the evening. Capt. Redmond came home and is still here. I am still suffering with the itch. Weather variable and warm with a light sprinkling rain.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Tuesday, May 22nd, 1866

To day the steamer Royal Arch arrived from Galveston, with a little freight on board. I worked at the warehouse. Capt. John W. Redmond came home having got in a drunken spree, lost his horse, saddle, blanket and coat and remained in the prairie all night. Hicks is engaged in hauling freight. He carried two chairs and the centre table to the shop for repairs. He brought home the curtain frames for the windows. Weather clear and pleasant.